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A Review of Roxane Gay's book, Hunger

By Kali Nelson

“I often say that reading and writing saved my life. I meant that quite literally,” Roxane Gay.

Bad Feminist was the first time I had ever heard of Roxane Gay and I am glad it was not the last time.

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Opinion

Women in History: Mary Wollstonecraft

Feminist writer and intellectual Mary Wollstonecraft left her childhood home and abusive father as a young woman to make her own living. Her first venture was to start a school in 1784 with her sister, Eliza, and best friend, Fanny. 162 more words

Feminism

The Girl Before, The Girl After

The Girl Before, The Girl After

By Miriam Kramer

Every month I hopscotch across diverse genres to find the books I review. I gravitate towards psychological thrillers, preferably set in the United Kingdom or Ireland with a dark, chilly edge. 1,099 more words

Last Word

mini review: 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' by Maya Angelou

Throughout reading this book I was planning to give it a solid 3 stars. There is no doubt that Maya Angelou is a formidable woman who has endured more than most and has an important story to tell. 219 more words

Book Blog

"What is a Woman" and Poetry for a Feminist World

         

         I discovered poetry when I was in the third grade. By that point I had already began creatively writing stories and I had discovered that I loved to sing as well. 772 more words

Commentary

The Feminist Dilemma

Learning now that elected officials in this 2017 term are slashing funds for Planned Parenthood, and even pushing to criminalize abortion procedures, I question what it actually… 586 more words

jellyfish 

spineless jellies

get a bad rap, you know.

they just don’t care for war

or confrontation.

they’ve seen the vastness

of the ocean

and the pitch black… 64 more words